Food security crisis in Africa

The issue of drought and possibly other factors has made food security one of the most important global issues. On the other hand there are those who think that urban agriculture is the solution to the growing problem of urban food insecurity in South Africa and in Africa more broadly. This morning we are in conversation with Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard who is of the view that there is very little evidence to support this level of investment and focus. Today we ask, what do we need to do to address the problem of food insecurity?